Table 4.

Melanophore rescue from forced nac/mitfa expression in embryos from intercrossed cls/sox10+/-,nac/mitfa+/- double heterozygous parent fish

Number of embryos injected * with cls>nacNumber of mutant embryos with one or more rescued melanophores (%)
Wild-type embryos450Not applicable
Embryos with melanophore and iridophore defects21068 (32)
Embryos with melanophore but not iridophore defects16148 (30)
  • * 15 pg plasmid injected per embryo.